Men's Tennis
Brad Cox - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


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  • High school Laurel Springs

Fall 2010>> Had a quality spring, receiving a qualifying spot to the D’Novo/ITA All-American Championships … Performed well in both the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships where he advanced to the round of 16 before losing to 2010 NCAA Singles Finalist Austen Childs … Posted a win in the SEC Indoor Championships before falling to top-10 ranked Alexandre Lacroix of Florida in the round of 32.

Spring 2010>> Played in the NCAA Doubles Championship, gaining all-American honors with partner Eric Quigley … With the at-large bid into the doubles championship, Cox became the first player in school history to make three consecutive appearances in the NCAA Doubles Championship … Carded a 16-9 dual-match record at No. 1 doubles with Quigley, including a 6-6 record in SEC play … During the 2010 season, Cox and Quigley defeated three top-10 ranked doubles teams, including the sixth-ranked tandem in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Doubles Championships … Reached a ranking of ninth to start the 2010 spring season, the highest ranking of the year for the doubles tandem … A consistent figure at the No. 3 singles position, posting a 13-16 dual-match record … Ended the 2009-10 season with a 16-22 record, including a win over No. 57 Marek Czwerwinski of Illinois that helped UK defeat the 13th-ranked Illini.

Fall 2009>> Joined doubles teammate Eric Quigley to finish the fall season ranked ninth in the nation … Duo advanced to regional final of ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships before losing to nation’s top-ranked duo of Sandgren/Smith of Tennessee … Advanced to second round singles play at both the ITA All-American and ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships.

Summer 2009>> Reached a high singles ranking of 1,305 in the world after accumulating four tour points … Earned three points at the Ireland F1 Futures on the carpet in June after advancing to the quarterfinals in only his fourth ITF tournament … Advanced to the round of 16 at the U.S. Futures 20 hard court tournament, defeating top collegian Justin Kronauge of Ohio State.

Spring 2009>> Played at No. 2 singles for the second consecutive year … Won four consecutive No. 2 singles matches March 13-18, including a straight sets victory (6-4, 6-3) over No. 117 Christian Blocker of Miami (Fla.) … Defeated No. 89 Artem Ilyushin of Mississippi State 6-4, 6-1 … Played No. 1 doubles all season with Bruno Agostinelli to post a 19-16 overall record. The double tandem twice were victorious over nation’s
No. 1 double team of Jonas Berg and bram ten Berge of Ole Miss … Defeated No. 3 double team of Ed Corrie and Kellen Damico of Texas and No. 4 duo of Jamie Hunt and Nate Schugg of Georgia … All-SEC Academic Honor Roll … Qualified for NCAA Double Championships for second consecutive year, losing in the first round.

Fall 2008>> Won Southern Intercollegiate Championships doubles title with Bruno Agostinelli to kick off fall campaign … Advanced to singles round of 32 at ITA Southeast Regional … Compiled 9-7 singles record.
Spring 2008>> Paired with teammate Bruno Agostinelli at the NCAA Doubles Championships … Just the third freshman in UK history to earn an NCAA individual championship bid … Second Wildcat rookie to participate in the NCAA Doubles Championships … Ranked as high as No. 21 in ITA doubles poll … Earned biggest singles win of career against No. 13 Erling Tveit of Ole Miss 6-1, 5-7, 1-0(8) … Won four straight matches from late January to early February for longest streak of career … All-SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Fall 2007>> Paired with teammate Bruno Agostinelli to make a formidable doubles team at Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional defeating top-seeded Thibaudeau/Buikema of Alabama 9-8 (4) to reach semifinals … Won three straight matches in at All-American Championships in the pre-qualifying tournament to earn one of 16 slots in the qualifying tournament … Defeated No. 84 Chris Racz of Tennessee at Fluitt Invitational … Finished first semester of tennis at 7-6.

High School>> Ecuador Internationals doubles winner with UK teammate Graeme Dyce … Won Easter Bowl doubles championship … International Grasscourts singles semifinalist and two-time doubles champion … Competed at U.S. Open Juniors … Played basketball and rugby as a freshman.

Personal>> Born Bradley Richard Cox on May 23, 1989 in Johannesburg, South Africa … Parents are Richard and Julie Cox … Younger brother Jordan (17). The Cox File 6-2 | Junior | Duluth, Ga. | Laurel Springs First Win: 9/22/07 vs. Texas’ Matt Brewer 3-6, 6-3, 10-7 at Southern Intercollegiate Championships Longest Winning Streak: 4 matches, twice Highest Singles Position: No. 2 a total of 35 times in career

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